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The Edit: Visions Of The Future
The Edit

The Edit: Visions Of The Future

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.
9th Dec 2022

Overcoming biases, thriving on Mars and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • The transcendent brain. Complex experiences seem to emerge from a collection of mere atoms and molecules, as humans are evolutionarily drawn to beauty – The Atlantic
  • The newest member of the consumer C-suite. Companies are turning to chief transformation officers, but the role is often ill-defined – McKinsey
  • Thriving on Mars. Dust storms, long distances and freezing temperatures make living on Mars magnificently challenging – Aeon
  • The remote ‘helicopter bosses’ who hinder employee resilience. Micromanagement has always existed. But remote work has birthed a new swathe of helicopter bosses, and workers are suffering – BBC News
  • Investing during an era of higher interest rates and scarcer capital. Prepare for impatient investors and pain in private markets, but also higher returns – The Economist
  • Strategies to help women of colour navigate biases at work. While the responsibility for levelling the playing field lies with leadership, here’s how women of colour can thrive in spite of the inequity they face – Harvard Business Review
  • Do we have less wars? Professor Bear Braumoeller discusses Steven Pinker’s argument that violence in the world has declined – 80,000 Hours Podcast
  • The Beautiful Truth’s gift guide 2022. Our guide to the best sustainable, ethical and meaningful gifts this festive season – The Beautiful Truth

“Just as the world does not stop at our doorstep or our country’s borders, neither does it stop with our generation, or the next.”

William MacAskill